Places To Visit

Baddeck is the Entry point to Cape Breton Island from Mainland Nova Scotia.

Baddeck, a one hour drive from the Canso Causeway, enjoys an international reputation as one of Canada’s finest resort communities. Located on the Bras d’Or Lakes, Baddeck is a Yachtman’s Paradise during the summer months.

Where Does Baddeck Get It’s Name

Baddeck takes it’s name from the micmac word “Abadeck” which means “An Island Nearby”. This island is “Kidston Island” named after one of the first settlers to the region. Baddeck provides an ideal location from which to visit the many attractions listed below. Activities are numerous in and around the Baddeck area.

ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
Baddeck, 10 minute walk from Auberge Gisele’s
Alexander Graham Bell Museum

THE GAELIC COLLEGE
St. Ann’s Bay, 20 minutes from Auberge Gisele’s
Gaelic College

BELL BAY GOLF COURSE
Baddeck, world class 18 hole golf – 2 minute drive from Auberge Gisele’s
Bell Bay Golf Course

HIGHLAND LINKS
Ingonish, 70 kilometres from Auberge Gisele’s
Highland Links

UISGE BAN FALLS PARK
Forks Baddeck, 30 minutes from Auberge Gisele’s
Uisge Ban Falls Park

SAILING TOURS OF THE BRAS D’OR LAKE
Baddeck 10 minute walk from Auberge Gisele’s
Amoeba Sailing Tours

FORTRESS OF LOUISBOURG
Louisbourg, one and a half hour drive from Auberge Gisele’s
Fortress of Louisbourg

RITA’S TEA ROOM
East Bay, 1 & 1/2 hour drive from Auberge Gisele’s
Rita’s Tea Room

HISTORIC SYDNEY
Sydney, 1 hour drive from Auberge Gisele’s
Sydney, Nova Scotia

MINER’S MUSEUM
Glace Bay, 1 & 1/2 hour drive from Auberge Gisele’s
Miner’s Museum